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pains to clarify the president's duty is to implement the law in good faith and to exercise reasonable care with the word take care in doing so. the fact is that scholars on both left and right can' concors broadly worded phase to handle with fidelity to all including indeed the constitution. as a legal and practical matter, the president's phase in of the employer mandate and other provisions as well with the job description so is the program for the childhood arrivals. i'm not going to go into that now but the congressman explained why that's true and in my written statement, we do so also. i have to say one quick word about what i know my good friend and frequent partner michael cannon is going to focus on, and that is his theory and he gets a lot of credit for picking it up and marketing it. his theory that the tax credits and subsidies must be available, that they are on the available to americans who have been living in states that have set up their own exchanges. i can't go into detail on this. in the questioning perhaps i will be able to do that, but if there is a few phrases i
follow constitutional law. in the federalist papers number government, what is itself but the greatest of all reflections on human nature? it went back to refer to the great security against gradual concentration of the civil powers in the same department consists in giving to those who would minister each department and the constitutional means and .otives to resist encroachment the government was set up to specifically prevent this. , i am seeings here, and not only in this administration, but in need radius of mistreating and several administrations, the executive branch is taking for granted that they have exclusive power over issues that they do not. i'm concerned about that and what we do to prevent that. where does this stop? this is my question. we have seen the president and the past presidents, concerning the war powers act, which, i think, have violated the constitution. in this administration, they detained illegal immigrants. they stopped enforcement of drug laws, i know that because i'm a prosecutor and i saw it. he stopped the enforcement of mandatory sentencing and part
new law, which is something that happens under all administrations, it has to happen sometimes for practical reasons. why we are making a big fuss about this as a constitutional matter, is not beyond me. i understand why it is being done. if it sounds like politics, that is what it is. position. >> i have too little time for two little questions. let me start by saying that i generally in many respects agree with professor turley about the growth of the presidency over the last half century or more. i am particularly concerned about the abuse of the war powers by many president and the state secrets doctrine for the enforcement of constitutional rights and a surveillance under bush and obama and the patriot act, warrantless surveillance in the bush administration and things like that. i must say that everything we are talking about today is laughable in my opinion in the context of these problems. i am particularly struck by the overwhelming hypocrisy of the claim that the president in interpreting the law and in refusing to interpret the law in the way that would drive a stake
to believe that the government is no longer constrained by the laws and they will conclude that neither are they. that is a very dangerous sort of thing where the president to do to wantonly ignore the laws, to try to impose obligation upon people that the legislature did not approve -. >> thank you, chairman. professor lazarus, made a statement about, at least i invert about this being political, i want to assure you that i left a lucrative law practice to come to congress in 2011 because i continually see the eroding of the constitution. is what protects us. so i'm not here for the pomp and circumstance, for the notoriety or to promote my career. i'm here because i'm concerned about the future of my children and the constitution to want to make that perfectly clear. number two, you may become it, and again, i invert that -- i inferred that the intent, intent wasn't an issue or was an issue in part of the affordable care act. and i don't want to get in to the details of that but i find that interesting that you made intent the issue when the speaker of the house at that time, nancy pel
this up. this is like arbitration. we'll decide this later. >> the law was signed into law 3 1/2 years ago. the insurance company will estimate how much the government might owe them for subsidies and the government will cut them a check and they will figure it out later when the website is working. how is it going to be gotten back? it's r, fe for fraud and huge mistakes. it's a huge science and it will involve billions of taxpayer dollars. bill: the errors are not fixed and we don't know when they will be fixed. >> when all hell broke loose they started working on the front end of the website, the part the consume sellers see first. but the back end where the actual purchases take place have not yet finished. look at obama's event yesterday. he highlighted the stories of four people. two were young people who benefited from keep your coverage on your parents until you are 26. another den fit from lifetime caps. another who was a doctor who hasn't sick. nun none of them actually purchased affordable coverage on the obamacare website. bill: they need to be even rolled, byron. >> it's just
to solving the low enrollment and lack of enthusiasm around the law. >> not enough pr, that is what we're hearing this morning. i'll let you respond to that. also, as part of the polling, this comes from united technologies congressional connection poll. about -- actually, more than half of these young people, 18 to 29 who were surveyed said, they actually think the law is going to get repealed. whether that's reality or not, it's the perception. if they think that after three-plus years of what most of us would argue there's been pr, how in the world do you convince them at this point to sign up? >> absolutely, shannon. i think what this really shows is millenials are a whole lot smarter than president obama thinks they are. they have looked at the choices and, as this poll shows, they are not really interested. he catapulted to his presidency by taking this group of people for granted and as much as i think young people want to see some sort of health care reform, they are not really interested in being forced to pay for something that doesn't really benefit them. >> richard, what do
of directors broke state law when it approved a contract without a key provision. they contend the board was legally obligated to accept or reject the total contract. not just eliminate the costly paid family leave clause. >> cannot refuse to ratify a total package agreement for an improper purpose. or without good cause. >> a lawsuit is going to delay a resolution to this contract dispute that has gone on for too long. for months if not longer. >> legal experts say this lawsuit is certain to add more tension to an already heated labor dispute. >> there is no question the filing of a lawsuit ups the anti in terms of tension, but the fact is there is no lawful impediment for the parties at any time to go back to the table and negotiate and reach an agreement. >> the unions are not ruling out the possibility of going on strike again and shutting down that entire transit system. it would be the third time this year. >>> cal trans is getting ready to show off the new lights at the tower of the new bay bridge. they already installed thousands of special led lights on the eastern span 200 cabl
: in the minutes after the derailment, according to a senior law enforcement source, rockefeller told first responders, going along and i'm in a days, i don't know what happened. ntsb investigators say that ten-year veteran driver was on the second day of a five-day shift. >> the day was a typical nine-hour day. these days were routine days. there's every indication he would have had time to get full restorative sleep. >> reporter: his lawyer says he went to bed at 8:30 and got up at 3:30 a.m. that his client had a good night's sleep and is cooperating in every day. >> i think it takes a strong man to come down and be honest. that's what billy's doing. >> reporter: on the question of the brakes, rockefeller had initially claimed, according to a source, that they didn't work. >> we determined that the metro north mechanical department performed a proper brake test prior to the accident train leaving the station. and there were no anomalies noted. >> reporter: the federal rail administration is expressing serious concerns about metro north's recent series of accidents. in a letter to the head
. on sunday smith planned to fly his son and daughter-in-law to their home near butte missouri then fly his daughter and their -- montana. but smith never made it to any of those destinations. his bonanza went missing with all five people on board. >> dale is a man of experiences and many talents. he is the right person to get out of a tough situation. >> approximately 40 people from the valley county sheriff's department and other idaho agencies have internaling all day. they detected a faint signal from the plane's transponder but haven't been able to find where it is coming from. >> it is a very weak signal. this is very rugged terrain which i have heard complicates the effort. >> smith's wife is in idaho helping with the search which resumes tomorrow morning. we're learning smith is also a humanitarian. we'll talk about that come l up at 6:00. reporting live in says, rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> in san francisco, police are looking for a female driver who kept going after hitting a pedestrian not once but twice. it happened just before 11:00 this morning in the south of market are
the law. and now the unions will hold their feet to the fire by taking them to court. kron 4's dan kerman has more on this latest chapter in the contract dispute. >> reporter:attorneys for barts? two largest unions have filed suit in alameda county superior court against bart and its board of directors for refusing to approve and implement a tentative contract agreement reached between unions and management back in october. unions say bart?s decision to remove a paid family medical leave provision before approving the contract is a violation of state law. >> reporter:bart maintains the family leave provision is too costly, should not have been in the contract in the first place and was a mistake. unions say that will not hold up in court as a justifiable cause. unions also addressed the possibility of going back on strike. >> one side the union employer has second thoughts or remorse to say where we did not agree on something as a way of getting out. as a result of required those employer signed the contract that they agreed to. >> we have not planned or scheduled a strike at that time. w
planning to sign up for insurance on the health care exchange. and young people are key to the law's success because they're the ones needed to offset the cost of insuring older, less healthy people.ç without them policy experts say obamacare and its numbers simply will not work. jonah goldberg is a fox news contributor and editor at large of "the national review" online. lynn sweet is washington bureau chief for the "chicago sun-times". i want to start with a look at a headline today from "the washington post". here's what it said. it said enrollment surges at u.s. online health care exchange. they're braggifg- jonah, about the fact that they got 56,000 people to sign up over three days in december. what do you think about those numbers, and what do you think about that headline? >> well, you know, any rise from zero or, essentially, zero is mathematically very large and can be called a surge. it doesn't mean that those numbers are actually hitting what they need to hit. they need 200,000 people to sign aeát with the number of cancellations that they've already had. moreover, w
university attempt to overturn a key part of the administration's health care law. liberty university challenged the portion of the law that required most employers to provide health insurance to their workers or pay a fine. this case was one of biggest remaining legal fights against the health care law. >>> meanwhile the states today opened and online insurance exchange for small businesses. the program comes two months after covered california opened for individuals and families. >>> the supreme court also upheld the collection of online sales taxes. am ma'am son had sued over the taxes in states where the company lacks a brick and mortar store. online taxes of course big today by some estimates, 130 million of us went on line to take part in cyber monday. people are expected to spend more than $2 billion today, a record for one day online shopping. and by the way, we have a cyber monday shopping guide for you on our website. you'll find it at, look for it under seen on tv. >> black friday just a memory. getting more information now on cyber monday. >> michael fip anney
that task force which will be made up of members of the public and law enforcement. it's a 21-member panel that will come up with an independent review process for officer involved shootings. some of the options could be a citizen review board or an independent citizen auditor. under the current system, the district attorney investigates officer involved shootings and decides if a crime was committed and then a grand jury reviews those findings. but anger over the deadly shooting of andy lopez in october prompted calls for change. investigators say sheriff's deputy eric yellhouse shot and killed the 13-year-old after mistaking the teen's airsoft bb gun for a real ak-47. lopez's family has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the deputy and the department claiming that shooting was unjustified. the santa rosa police department in the meantime is still investigating, and this county board of supervisors meeting will begin later on this morning at 8:30, and that's when they will take up this issue over the task force. it's a community and law enforcement task force that again will be appointe
's the president. >> i will work with anybody to implement and improve this law effectively. you got good ideas, bring them to me. let's go. but we're not repealing it as long as i'm president. we will make it work for all americans. if you don't like this law, despite all the millions of people who are benefitting from it, you still think this law is a bad idea, then you've got to tell us specifically what you'd do differently to cut costs, cover more people, make insurance more secure. >> we're not talking about missile defense. we're not talking about immigration reform. we're talking about the same subject we've talked about for almost four years. the president, if anyone thinks he's going to repeal it, a little defensive about that. i think the most telling statement is we've learned not to make wild promises about how perfectly smooth it's going to be, the website's going to be. really? we have learned that? the website is the least of it. the whole thing about what it's going to do and those millions of people that lost their plans, overstating what this plan actually does, maybe not und
action network, filed a law sued a few months ago. we repealed public at four, the emergency manager legislation. the governor came back with the same legislation, attached it to some money so it couldn't be repealed again, made it repeal proof. we feel the city of detroit never went into bankruptcy. you have to think about it like this: this mayor did not lead us into the bankruptcy. the city council never voted for bankruptcy. we feel it is illegal. on the other end of this the state and the city put $400 million together to build a new hockey arena here in the city of detroit. we are paying millions of dollars to jones a and lawyers, across the city of detroit and the nation, to to lead the bankruptcy... ..we are paying a lot of money out now that we could put in a place where we could make sure that we take care of the pensioners. >> we are talking $20 billion, not $400 million. >> yes, but what we have to understand is the nation is dealing with the same issue. cleveland and atlanta, la, are all dealing with the same issue. the way to solve it is not on the backs of the pensione
.smith's daughter, her fiance, smith's son, and daughter in law. the plane lost contact with air traffic controllers sunday during bad weather in idaho. on tuesday some potentially good news.a faint signal from the plane's emergency beacon. but search teams have not found any sign of the plane.or the people that were on it. the plane took off sunday from baker city, was headed to butte montana.and now crews are searching near the tiny central idaho town of yellow pine.where cell phone pings from people on board were last recorded. no linefriends, family, co- workers and neighbors.are all hoping for the best. amber's supposed to get married in a month according to her facebook page. the search has will start up again at daybreak. >> pleasanton police are searching for a 13-year-old girl. who was last seen on sunday. police say ana elizarraras is considered to be at-risk because of her age. she was last seen getting into a car with three men her brother made an emotional plea for her safe return. >> i just want her to come back. it is not pretend anymore. not seen her face in the morning is
that criticizes the new health care law. >> democrats say taxpayer money should not have been used to create the site. it looks too much like the real website for the state's health care exchanges and could prevent users from signing up. the gop site has links to medial coverage detailing problems with the law. >>> two runners from kenya will participate in their first competition this sunday thanks to the kindness of a complete stranger. through a new organization he started through kenya. davis says he was inspired by the elite runners that come from a small town with no running water or electricity. they will be running in the california marathon this sunday. but first they are going to be treated to a shopping spree in san francisco later today. >> san francisco the people are really friendly. people are really welcoming. >> davis says he found the two men on facebook after reading about their story in a book. they are going to fly back to kenya on december 12th. >>> time now 5:10. more bad news for san francisco city college. the big hit it could take months before it may be forced to s
's son, and his daughter in law. amber smith is supposed to get married in a month according to her facebook page. the search has will start up again at sunrise. >> coming up on the kron4 morning does appear red will have the latest on the freezing temperatures that are felt around the bay area this morning. >> plus police hope to find the person who threw two cats in the bay, killing them both. >> the emergency calls are expected to be released today in the sandy hook elementary school shooting. >> later this morning, officials in connecticut will release the 9-1-1 calls that were made from inside sandy hook elementary school the day of the mass shooting that killed 20 students and six educators. this is after the state prosecutor dropped his fight to continue withholding the calls. he's been ordered to release them. the state's attorney had argued that survivors of last december's newtown shooting deserved special protection as victims of child abuse. >> the house of representatives has passed the first gun legislation since the sandy hook school shooting. this is a ten year exten
even if you're not charged. >> under law you owe tax even if you weren't charged at the time of person. >> reporter: tax foundation explains not every online retailer is required to collect tax. back in the 70s soffits the supreme court ruled that only businesses with a nexus, or a physical presence in the state, had to collect sales tax. but last year, california lawmakers went one step further. >> california's one of 12 states that passed a law that redefines physical presence. >> reporter: the law was coined the amazon tax and focused on large retailers like amazon. henchman says it was found to be unconstitutional by courts in some states like illinois, but just in time for cyber monday, the u.s. supreme court has decided to let a similar law stand in new york. here in california the law went into effect last year requiring companies like amazon to collect tax at the time of purchase. >> but regardless of whether they charge, you actually have to pay the tax if it's not a sales tax at the time of purchase, you're supposed to keep your receipts and pay a use tax at the end of the ye
of supervisors meeting and that's when supervisors will appoint members of the public and law enforcement to this panel. the task force will consider various options ultimately including a citizen review board or an independent citizen auditor. under the current system, the district attorney looks at officer involved shootings and decides if a crime was committed and then a grand jury reviews those findings. but outrage over the deadly shooting of andy lopez in october prompted calls for change. and investigates say sheriff's deputy eric gailhouse shot and killed the 13-year-old after mistaking the teen's airsoft bb gun for a real ak-47. the lopez family since filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the deputy and the department claiming that shooting was unjustified. the santa rosa police department in the meantime is still investigating. the county board of supervisors meeting starts at 8:30 this morning, along with appointing members to this community and law enforcement task force, supervisors also are expected to decide whether to explore the creation of a memorial park at the s
or elsewhere if you're going to be covered by january 1st when the law kicks in. >> all those procrastinators will start to enroll. mike viqueira live, mike, thank you. >> meteorologist: i'm meteorologist dave warren. the problem is in the southern plains. wichita is just above a quarter mile visibility that has caused a number of road accidents along 45 and 40. headlights barely visible, and that's because of visibility is down. it could be clear and then you run into dense fog. so take your time on the roadways there. the radar plus the cloud shows that it's clear. it's the low clouds and fog in place here. but the radar plus clouds is changing in the northwest. as the storm moves in it will impact weather across the country. and we'll have all the details coming up on the national forecast. >> thank you. coming up, tensions escalate as anti-government escalations take a violent turn in thailand. plus one of the four olympic gold medals won by track and star field jesse owens at the berlin games is up for auction. >> welcome back to al jazeera america. i'm stephanie sy. egyptian police fire
will argue that they were not active while she was driving. >> we seem to have these laws that are trying to be applied to new technology. when there were these laws the technology didn't exist. there is a small chance it may be helping to solve the problem with cell phones in cars. >> they are charged with speeding. that's of course not related to the glass at all. her trial is set to begin in january. >> anonymous tips changing lives. coming up next on abc7 news, the generous things left in bay area restaurants. >> and the new addition to the santa tracker that has some people seeing red. >> and a body shaming battle. how a lingerie company is fighting back against the so-called fit mom. that's ?ai -- >>> let's show you new video just in. th is sur veil 11 individual -- sur surveillance video of a man taking two cats and throwing them into the bay in san francisco. now here is a freeze frame of the man from the video taken near the hyatt on the embark embarcadero. take a good look at that man's face. we firs reported this story last week. it happened near pier fiewr teen where a woman
. >> we have the laws that are trying to be applied to new technology when the laws were designed the technology did not exist and i lived thered is a chance the technology could be helping to solve problems. >> show was cited for speeding with the trial in january. >> adding fuel to the controversy offer how often women should get mammograms, the new advise released this morning doctors say could save lives. >> fit mom is at it but her target is in the bay area and people are fighting back. who the sacramento mom is upsetting with herrents which -- her comments about occur you have women. >> batkid is helping the bay area celebrate the holidays. >>> we have a cold snap here but in minnesota, they have a winter storm wanting with 6" to 10" of snow expected. there is some on the ground. we should not complain. >> no complaining when you consider this story. >> aboard the express, which is on the holiday train at golden gate park showing a painted image of the have hero looking out the window with a thumb's up. the parks department selected batkid with the team. >> it was three week
, the national organization of black law enforcement conducted an audit of the department and came up with 55 recommendations hue to improve the b.a.r.t. police force. today, patrick oliver, who was hired to conduct the audit, spoke about what it was like before improvements took place. >> there was not quality oversight on use of force incidents. there was not adequate supervision or eevaluation. >> reporter: that was changed this year. b.a.r.t. police says it has implemented most of the recommendations. the auditor says a lot of the improvements have been made. >> after three years they've exceeded expectations of what it takes to conduct the major form of a police agency. there's a lot for the b.a.r.t. board and at bay area transit district to feel good about. >> reporter: today, kenton rainy presented the findings to the b.a.r.t. board of directors. he minced no words saying this was a big challenge for the department. >> what you are trying to do is change the culture. b.a.r.t. police department has 40 years of culture and trying to develop and get the necessary critical mass together of
. >>> gun laws take effect today. some of the changes are if they have lost firearms, they have to call the police within 48 hours. they have to lock up their guns when not in use. the nra has vowed to fight that new law in court. >>> a local genetic testing company that was ordered to stop selling its testing kits says it will comply with the food and drug administration's demands. they claim to test for disease risk. they get a small tube in the mail and return it to the company for dna analysis. the fda ordered the company to stop selling those kids because it couldn't prove the technology was backed by science. they'll only offer information on your ancestry. >>> the owner of john's grill donated $20,000 to buy the devices. he said, he hopes it will save lives. the police chief thanked him at his restaurant this morning. he says the devices are an important edition to the patrol cars because police officers are the first on the scene in an emergency. and in cardiac arrest, every second counts. >>> delays at san jose international airport. that story is next. >>> if you think it's cr
to keep a new york law intact forcing internet retailers to collect sales tax from its customers even if the company does not operate in a facility in that state. stocks falling today as spending over the thanksgiving holiday fell for the first time since 2009. bloomberg entex also falling, as well. and beyonce was the most searched person this year on microsoft's bing. she topped kim kardashian. woman dominated the searches this year. dan, carolyn, back to you. >> emily, thanks so much. are those delivery drones unbelievable? well, facebook thinks it has come up with a polite way to avoid the posts from your friends that you're not interested in reading. the social network will soon allow years to unfollow friends whose comments and updates they want to remove from their news feed. it will replace the current hide all button. the unfollow button will let users block content they don't want to see from their friends without going as far as defriending them. your friends will not know that you have hit that unfollow button. the option will be available fe. >>> a new planned parent hood
in richmond. last night the city council voted to exclude electronic cigarettes in its tough anti-smoking laws. not only a lack of research on the new devices, but they worry they could act as a gateway to real cigarettes for kids. they allow users to breathe nicotine vapor and not yet regulated by the fda. the ordinance will get a second reading in january and could become law as soon as 90 days thereafter. >>> a warning for facebook, twitter users 2 million passwords are leak and now public record. spider lab said the passwords weren't leaked by the company but thousands of infected computers. the virus hides out on computers and then collects log-in information without them knowing. almost as troubling is people seem to be picking easy to guess passwords. 16,000 people had the password 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. nchsh it looks like rd2d. k5. a robot made by nightscope. it can roam anywhere within a 24-hour electric charge collecting data on high-crime areas. >> that data is in the format of 360 degree in daytime and nighttime video and character recognition and gesture recognition and thermal imagin
women are equal before the law. they deserve the same rights, the same liberties, equal dignity end basically a philosophy of basic fairness. >> host: in your book "who stole feminism?: how women have betrayed women" you talk about the new feminism. what is the new feminism? >> the new feminism emerged especially in thes and 90s and is a hard-line version. i became a feminist in the 70s. i did not appreciate male chauvinism and believed in equality of opportunity. however, in the 80s and 90s, i was reading a feminist the arrests and feminist philosophers and there were furious that were so aggressive in their harshly anti mail. as i read these textbooks it was as if they were following the model women are from venus, are from hell. i didn't become a feminist to denigrate men. was a reverse chauvinism. we have antagonism to men. so i took exception to that. many other things. i found i even developed terms. i called myself and equity feminists, who once for women what she wants for every one. basic respect and equality. the other school law called gender feminism because they believe
healthcare law. these are live pictures from the hearing. many people struggled to sign up for insurance following the launch of the national website in october. but the white house says problems with the site have been fixed and millions of people are expected to sign up for coverage in coming weeks. >>> just as president obama begins a three-week public relations campaign for the new healthcare law, another lawsuit was filed against the affordable care act. the university of notre dame filed a religious challenge to the healthcare overhall, saying the -- overhaul, saying the requirement that the health plans cover birth control violates roman teachings. this is one of more than 80 lawsuits attacking the law on religious grounds. it will be the supreme court who decides if employers can refuse to offer benefits under the law. but that ruling is not expected into well next year. >>> some legal experts say people hear in california should pay close attention to the provisions of the bankruptcy protection just granted for the city of detroit. the judge in that case ruled that detroit can i
law enforcement sources tell the engineer, there he is, said he was quote, in a daze. this was revealed to investigators moments after the derailment that killed four and injured more than 60 others. investigators now say this train carrying 150 passengers approached the sharp curve, here's the map, approached the curve doing 82 miles an hour. this is a bend with a speed limit of 30 miles per hour. 82. that is too fast even for the straight away with a 70-mile-per-hour limit. nick is on the scene of the crash and joins me here in the new york studio. wow. now we are hearing about dazed. what do we know from the operator. what led to this? >> well, what he describes as going along in a daze, those were his exact words -- >> not asleep, in a daze. >> in a daze. he says i don't know what happened. this is what he told investigators after the accident. what we do know is five seconds before the train actually physically came to a rest, that's wlthat e that's when the brakes were applied. that's pretty much when the train is actually coming off the rail itself. building th
on this by reminding people of what they say are the benefits of the health care law for everybody. things like ending discrimination for people who have pre-existing conditions. and expanding coverage to millions of people who never had health insurance. and there will be a political component to the president's message today, and this push that you will see virtually every day for the next three weeks. he's going to be saying and the white house will be saying, the republicans simply have no alternative to this health law. >> you saw the website working at a much higher capacity yesterday. but still, a lot of bugs that could surprise people as they enroll. >> reporter: yes. and one of the biggest problems here, george, is even for those who have managed to navigate through the website or enroll or think they have enrolled, are finding the information has not gotten to the insurers. we talked to a gentleman in georgia yesterday, after two months of trying, got enrolled on the website. but when he called the insurance company to confirm and get his card, he was told they had absolutely no record he ha
tragic. his father, george's father and mother lived in florida -- george's father's mother-in-law who has alzheimer's. early in the month of february her alzheimer's medicine went awry and she was in desperate condition. the whole family flocked around her. she pulled through but the father has a heart attack. he gets out of the hospital four days later this takes place. the father, the mother and the mother-in-law has to go into hiding the brother has to go into hiding. there's a 10,000-dollar bounty put on his head. that law remains in effect as far as i know. it's still unfair and not a word said in their defense. thank you very much. >> hi jack. i've heard various things about the evening when trayvon visited the convenience store and bought the skittles and maybe other items and i wonder what your investigation turned up in those matters? be this late tribute to the conservative treehouse and this dazzling work done by a fellow who blogs by the name of the weatherman. don't ask me why. i used all their blog names by the way in the course of this but there is a surveillance video
administration's health care law. the justices did not comment today in leaving in place a federal appeals court ruling dismissing liberty university's lawsuit. liberty challenged the portion of the law that requires most employers to provide health insurance to their workers or pay a fine. the supreme court separately is considering whether for-profit corporations can mount religious objections to the law's requirement to include birth control among preventive health benefits. >>> saving money on your prescription drugs might not be as difficult as you've been led to believe. >> yeah. here with the secret is 7 on your side's michael finney. this is interesting stuff. >> by saving money, i'm not talking about nickels and dimes here. a couple of dollars. i'm talking about cutting the cost of your drugs in half. sometimes much more than that. the secret -- it's been right in front of you all the time. medications are expensive. we all know that. or are they? dr. david belk is a patient advocate and says we have been misled. >> more often than not, people are paying more for their medications than
of the public and members of law enforcement to this new panel. the task force will consider various options including setting up a citizen review board or an independent citizen auditor. its final recommendations will be due a year from now. currently the district attorney looks at officer involved shootings and decides if a crime was committed and that a grand jury reviews those findings. anger over the deadly shooting of andy lopez in october prompted calls for change. investigators say sheriff's deputy eric gail house shot and killed the 13-year-old after mistaking the teen's airsoft bb gun for a real ak-47. the lopez family believes that shooting was unjustified and they filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against both the deputy and the department. the santa rosa police department is investigating that shooting. the county board of supervisors meeting begins at 8:30 this morning and along with beginning to assign people to this community and law enforcement task force, the board of supervisors also are expected to decide on whether to explore the establishment of a memorial park there
pride. >>> sonoma county supervisors talked about establishing a new community law enforcement task force. that's in response to complaints following the death of andy lopez. he was the santa rosa teen killed by a sheriff's deputy in october. the 13-year-old was carrying a bb gun that looked like an assault rifle. yesterday, supervisors also discussed creating a park to honor the teen. >>> and a bill to renew a ban on plastic guns is halfway through the united states congress. the house voted yesterday to continue the undetectable firearms act for 10 more years. the senate could vote on the resolution when members return from thanksgiving recess monday. the current law expires the next day. >> we don't want to make it easy for terrorists and criminals to bring guns past metal detectors on to our planes and into secure environments. >> the ban has been unanimously reauthorized twice since it first passed in 1988. the nra says it's okay with continuing the ban but it is opposed to proposed changes. >>> new this morning, governor jerry brown is making a push for federal aid to help rec
by excessive speed and in 2008 congress passed a law giving railroad until 2015 for positive control systems and they are designed to prevent human error which is the cause of 40% of train accidents. but since they are pretty expensive and a bit complicated to install, railroads want to push back the deadline by 5-7 years. but metro north is actually in the process of installing such a system and currently it does have an automatic train control system in place which allows the train to apply the brakes even if an engineer does not respond to an excessive speed alert. that train was headed to new york's grand central terminal where al jazeera's jennifer glass is covering the delays. jennifer do you have any idea when the trains will be backup and running? >> no, morgan, we don't. we know the transit authority will want to get them running as soon as possible because it's the second biggest line in the country and 26,000 on the hudson line which was effected but metropolitan are expecting large trains and finding other ways to get her and the train has to be cleared off the tracks and the tra
, president obama will highlight people he says have been helped by his health care reform law and web site. he'll join them at the white house. the president also expected to say that republicans want to strip away benefits without offering an alternative. today's event comes a day after the obama administration said healthcare dot gov handled hundreds of thousands of visitors. >> we're keeping our eyes on a freeze on watch that will go into effect later on tonight. i will break down this when we continue. >> welcome back. we now know why this commuter train derailed yesterday in new york city. it was just going too fast. as it came up on a curve. the national transportation safety board says, information from the train's two data recorders shows the train was goiing 82 - miles- an- hour, on a turn when it should have been going no more than 30 mph. four people were killed, including jim lovell, a married father of three boys. >> this is what his family had to say. >> "i just want to say that he was a very loving father and i miss him a lot, and everybody cared about him. everybody." >> th
the tax? a new state law that took effect last year requires you to pay sales tax for online purchases even if the retailer doesn't add it on up front. >> regardless of whether they charge, you actually have to pay the tax if it's not a sales tax at the time of purchase you're supposed to keep your receipts and pay the tax at the end of the year. people don't do it. >> stores are losing business to online retailers because shoppers aren't forced to pay some taxes online. >>> a new planned parenthood facility opening today in san mateo county. it is in the north fair oaks area just outside redwood city. protestors are trying to stop it and as kpix 5's ryan takeo reports, this comes two years after a public backlash prevented the group from opening nearby. >> it's troubling to our community that this kind of healthcare is coming and a breakdown of family values. >> reporter: linda potter has lived in redwood city for 50 years. she and a group of protestors are opposed to the opening of a planned parenthood clinic on el camino real. potter says it's not just about abortion. she says the c
and the supervisors are discussing replica weapons control, also possibly creating a community law enforcement task force. law enforcement training. many believe that the park, that may abe good first step. >> many things bubble to the surface after the events took place, and this is just one of many different things that could be looked at that should be looked at, and i think today what you'll see is really a direction for staff to go back and investigate further. what would it take to make that a park? you know, obviously have to -- there's a private property owner. we need to negotiate a price. who would develop it? what would those costs be? there's a lot of logistic questions to ask and get answers today. >>> one woman told me outside that she really wants them to focus on police officer training. that deputy is on paid leave while the shooting is still under investigation. many are calling for charges to be filed. another demonstration -- cris heeye smith, nbc bay your news. >>> to a story in arizona where five members of the san francisco giants minor league team were hurt in a crash this m
improvement. >> the bottom line is, this law is working and will work into the future. people want the financial stability of health insurance and we're going to keep on working to fix whatever problems come up in any startup, any launch of a project this big that has an impact on one sixth of our economy, whatever comes up we're going to just fix it. >> the white house expects a big traffic surge to the website in a few weeks. and that's when consumers will probably rush to get insurance coverage by january 1st. >>> we're seeing startling new images of a wrecked commuter train in new york city as the engineer reveals new details about the deadly crash. >> a warning for tourists on the island of maui. the troubling trend that has wildlife officials so concerned. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, boston that gutted a five s building overnight. within >>> it took more than a dozen fire engines to battle a raging fire in boston that gutted a five-story building overnight. within minutes, flames were shooting out of control blowing out several windows. according to officials, janitors were inside when
that they were not active while she was driving. >> we seem to have these laws that are trying to be applied to new technology. when there were these laws the technology didn't exist. there is a small chance it may be helping to solve the problem with cell phones in cars. >> they are charged with speeding. that's of course not related to the glass at all. her trial is set to begin in january. >> anonymous tips changing lives. coming up next on abc7 news, the generous things left in bay area restaurants. >> and the new addition to the santa tracker that people some people seeing red. >> and a body shaming battle. how a lingerie company is fighting back against the so-called fit mom. that's a man who doesn't stand still. atrial fibrilljim has afib, atrial fibrillation -- an irregular heartbeat, not caused by a heart valve problem. that puts jim at a greater risk of stroke. for years, jim's medicine tied him to a monthly trip to the clinic to get his blood tested. but now, with once-a-day xarelto®, jim's on the move. jim's doctor recommended xarelto®. like warfarin, xarelto® is proven effec
:00. lewreasury secretary jack on the implementation of the dodd frank financial regulations law did he spoke at an event hosted by the pew charitable trusts. it is a half-hour. >> good morning, everyone, and thank you very much for this very special event. a little housekeeping before i get started. his secretary lou finishes remarks, please remain seated until he leaves. he has a very tight schedule. we are very honored to host the 76 secretary of the united states secretary jack lew. this has been a tribune to the pew charitable trust which, under the steady hand of our president, has become a major and influential voice on many of the toughest issues confronting society today. throughout its 65-year history, you has been faithful to the guiding principle articulated -- pew has been faithful to the guiding principle articulated by its founder. the health care, the environment, economic mobility or democratic processes, pew has spoken truth to power to improve the lives of people through out the world. and of course, almost two years ago, along with the cfa institute, pewe cofounded the sys
water started coming out. that is it. >> it isn't magic. like murphy's law. >> anything that can go wrong will, right? >> reporter: in this case an expansion tank on a boiler. >> is there a different between outside and inside? >> well, yes. there is. >> reporter: we present little dramas as reassurance and perhaps warning. if you want a better chance of keeping murphy out of your life use advanced maintenance. >> why does it take a crisis? >> good question. >>> a power outage sent benicia residents to the east bay. a total of 4100 customers lost electricity this morning the outage caused by failure of a baseball. some schools had to shuffle students to sunny classrooms. >> it's probably about 25 degrees in there. in there is colder. >> power was restored to the school that's were affected. >> abc7 news has been checking out all of the information as well as annual memorial being displaced because of the cold. laura joins us live now. >> cold has been around a couple days the event supposed to be held tomorrow afternoon but now they're going to move it into the plattlands. this is
was traveling with two of his children, his daughter-in-law and future son-in-law. it's unclear when aerial searches will resume. >>> an oakland woman who lost her son to gun violence will take part in a rally next week in washington, d.c. 17-year-old christopher jones was killed in a drive-by shooting outside his family's home new year's i've 2010. no one has ever been charged in the case. his mother says she's part of a contingent that will represent california at a national vigil for homicide victims. it will be held at the washington national cathedral two days before the first anniversary of the newtown, connecticut, school shooting. >>> thousands of people are expected to gather for a memorial to honor actor paul walker tomorrow. walker was killed last weekend wrt porsche i was riding in crashed in santa clarita. a memorial at that crash site has been growing ever since. thousands of people have rsvped for the memorial at 5:00 sunday at the scene where walker died. . >>> while people are waking up to a little snow and in some parts of the bay area. if that's the case it usually means
he would never take unnecessary risks with train passengers. law enforcement sources say that rockefeller has worked for the nta for at least 15 years and has a clean record. at 4:20 this morning the locomotive was righted. they have crews in place that are working to try to start to move the debris. that will be happening a little bit later. they are also trying to figure out if fuel is leaking. that's adding to the problems on top of what commuters are going to be dealing with this morning because, elisabeth, brian, 26,000 passengers ride this line alone on a normal daily basis and you can imagine tens of thousands will be displaced because of it. >> you're right. it is going to be a crazy rush hour. we thank you very much. it's interesting that william rockefeller, the guy who was driving the train at the time, he told his supervisors, i hit the brakes but the train didn't slow down. >> what anna mentioned leading up to it is 70 mile -- apparently a 75 mile-an-hour strip zone and then it goes to 35. the dramatic change in speed could have played in that. we're going to
on today, the sonoma county board of supervisors will appoint both members of the public and law enforcement to this new panel. it will be a 21-member task force that ultimately will come up with an independent review process for officer-involved shootings here in sonoma county. the task force will consider various options including setting up a citizen review board or an independent citizen auditor. the final recommendations will be due a year from now. currently the district attorney looks at officer-involved shootings and decides if a crime was committed and then a grand jury reviews the findings but the anger over the death of andy lopez prompted calls for change. sheriff's deputy eric gelhaus shot and killed lopez after mistaking his bb gun for a real ak-47. the lopez family believes that shooting was unjustified and filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against boat the deputy and the department. the santa rosa police department is investigating that shooting. this county board of supervisors meeting will begin an hour from now. along with appointing members to the community
is the specialty. this is the first time liquor has been made here since prohibition. once a law was made in 2008 it opened the door for entrepreneurs like andrew lloyd. >> getting back to the roots with whiskey, other spirits u >> when two james distillery was established, the owners considered locations across the country. they say detroit stood apart from the rest. >> there's an energy within the city, with people moving down, new businesses. i think we put the factors together. it was the right place. >> they invested a million dollars into the country, turning the taxi warehouse into a craft liquor brewing location. from ingredients to packaging - everything is local. economists estimate the distillery business has the potential to boost the state economy by hundreds of millions of dollars. like many new businesses coming to detroit, the financial issues didn't deter them setting up shop. where some sees obstacle, the ceo sees opportunity. >> this might diversify agriculture in michigan as we grow collectively. >> the investment in a neighbourhood on a rebound is welcomed by many who live he
in the health care reform law. mike viqueria, are all the problems fixed? >> well, not all the problems are fixed but the white house spokesman just moments ago jay carney speaking for the president believes that the website has significantly improved and they have met their threshold for the vast majority of citizens who sign on. 90% will have a successful experience and will be able to enroll through the website. night and day is how the top official that the president put in charge of having this website up and functioning by november 30th, last saturday, says the difference is between october 1st, and the end of november. the problem is, that it's two months, two months that were virtually lost where people could not enroll on the website and now it's crunch time. some of the other metrics they put out, the error rate is less than 1%, when earlier i.t. was 6%, other websites is 1/10 of 1%, or more than that. 80,000 a day, stephanie i myself got on the website a couple of times today with really a short wait. it depends on what you're in. the, in virginia, they rely on
't forget to add the tax. a new state law that took effect last year requires you to pay sales tax for online purchases, even if the retailer doesn't add it on up front. >> regardless of whether they charge, you actually have to pay the tax if it's not a sales tax at the time of purchase, you are supposed to keep your receipts and pay a tax at the end of the year. not a lot of people do that. >> stores say they are losing business because shoppers aren't forced to pay taxes online. >> i'm dennis o'donnell, the 49ers look to gain ground in the nfc west and the a's add some to the roster. who is going and whose coming, next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, baseball jem soon to be followe >>> shakeup day in the a's organization where second baseman is gone. soon to be followed by colone and the closer. just a couple hours ago, the a's acquired jim johnson from the baltimore orioles. johnson had 101 saves in the last two seasons with baltimore. this move means the grand ball four is not coming back. the a's reportedly signed starting pitcher, scott, to a two-year deal worth $22 million. he was wit
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